Goods Transit Customs Clearance Request

This service is provided by the Customs Affairs to Businesses and Governmental Entities requesting to obtain custom clearance for goods transit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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   Service Terms

  • Target User Group:
  • Business , Government ,

   Required Documents

  1. Bill of Lading (air or sea)
  2. Manifest (land)
  3. The invoice, if any

   Important notes

  • Others:

Controls and conditions to be met in the modes of transport used for transit:

  1. Motor vehicles shall be duly licensed under a valid traffic license.
  2. Lead and customs seal shall be easily affixed thereon.
  3. There should be a barrier between the driver's section and the load box, ensuring the safety of the packing and covers according to the provisions of this policy.
  4. The impossibility to remove any goods from the bullet-proof or customs-stamped parts or enter them without leaving obvious tampering marks or breaking them.
  5. Do not contain hidden spaces where any goods can be hidden in them.
  6. The trunk box and its sides shall be fixed on the chassis in an indistinguishable form from the inside and on these sides shall be metal rings fixed by welding.
  7. The exposed transport units shall be covered with tight covers; tied with ropes and corded from the outside, in such a way that the seal or the customs lead can be installed so as not to tamper with their load.

Controls and conditions to be met in the modes of transport’s covers (canvas):

  1. It shall be intact, not torn and made of strong cloth or cloth covered with plastic or reinforced rubber consisting of one piece.
  2. Canvas shall cover the whole load and roll down the sides of the load compartment being wrapped.
  3. Canvas shall be fitted with metal rings secured into the fabric on its length at equal distances to prevent leakage of the goods.

Roping (lead rope) shall meet the following conditions:

  1. Rope shall consist of a single piece ending with a metal piece on both sides.
  2. The metal piece shall be hollow to accommodate the customs seal.
  3. Rope shall be of a length that allows its ends to be combined after passing through all canvas rings, as well as compartment hooks.
  4. Rope to be firmly secured to prevent access to any part of the load compartment or the load itself without cutting or damaging it.

The customs seal (lead) shall meet the following conditions:

  1. It shall be made from robust metal or plastic weatherproof material that prevents breaking or wear.
  2. It shall be of an adequate form and size to allow visibility.
  3. It shall be difficult to imitate or forge.
  4. It shall bear the word (Customs) and the name of the country.
  5. It shall bear serial numbers.
  6. It shall be designed for a single use only (disposable).

The load compartment or container shall meet the following conditions:

  1. Constituent components (sides, covers, top, columns, partitions) shall be impossible to remove or replace from outside without leaving obvious traces.
  2. The doors and closing/locking systems shall be designed in such a way that would easily allow affixing of the customs seal/lead thereon.
  3. The closing/locking system shall be impossible to remove or replace from outside.
  4. The door shall be designed in such a way that it cannot be opened without removing of the customs seal/lead.
  5. Ventilation ducts (louvers) shall be designed in such a way that they cannot be opened from outside, and goods cannot be taken out through them.


  • Payment Methods:
  • Cash , Credit Card , Cheque , Debit Card ,
  • Service Fees:
  • BD 1 for GCC countries BD 1.100 for other countries